Morgentau
(am Mius)
Names
Morgentau, Suetinovka, Sujetino, Suyetino
Location
51°26'00" N 47°57'40"E
History
      Morgentau, founded in 1850 on private land, was a khutor (farmstead) located on the Mius River 32 kilometers northeast of Fedorovka. The original settlers came from Zürich.
      Following the 1941 Deportation, the name of the village was changed to Suetinovka [alternate spellings including Sujetino, Suyetino].
Church
      The original settlers of Morgentau were Lutheran.
Population
Population Table
Year
Households
Population
Total
Male
Female
1889
108
1897
208
1910
260
1920
57*
472
1922
514
1926**
96
482
233
249
1931
536***
*Of which 55 households were German.
**Of whom 465 were German (85 households: 222 male & 243 female).
***Of whom 524 were German.
Sources:
- Diesendorf, V.F. Die Deutschen Russlands : Siedlungen und Siedlungsgebiete : Lexicon. Moscow, 2006.
- Map of the Collectives of the Volga German Republic (1938).
- Preliminary Results of the Soviet Census of 1926 on the Volga German Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic (Pokrovsk, 1927): 28-83.
Last updated 7 April 2013.
Map showing Morgentau (1935).


Map of Morgentau (1925-1931)
Source: Wolgadeutsche.net